Algonquin Park

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Taken from Wikipedia: Algonquin Provincial Park is a provincial park located between Georgian Bay and the Ottawa River in Central Ontario, Canada, mostly within the Unorganized South Part of Nipissing District. Established in 1893, it is the oldest provincial park in Canada. Additions since its creation have increased the park to its current size of about 7,653 square kilometres (2,955 sq mi). For comparison purposes, this is about one and a half times the size of Prince Edward Island and about a quarter of the size of Belgium. Over 2,400 lakes and 1,200 kilometres of streams and rivers are located within the park. Some notable examples include Canoe Lake and the Petawawa, Nipissing, Amable du Fond, Madawaska, and Tim rivers. These were formed by the retreat of the glaciers during the last ice age. The park is considered part of the "border" between Northern Ontario and Southern Ontario. The park is in an area of transition between northern coniferous forest and southern deciduous forest. This unique mixture of forest types, and the wide variety of environments in the park, allows the park to support an uncommon diversity of plant and animal species. It is also an important site for wildlife research.

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Ilie Olar on January 22, 2013

Very nice forest photo! 2-10 YSL! Greetings from Romania, Ilie

Lady Harley on January 22, 2013

Thank you * Ilie Olar * for your kind comments, visit, YSL, and greetings!

Friendly greetings from Canada, Judy

Lady Harley on January 22, 2013

Thank you * Geraldo * for your kind comment, like, visit and greetings!
Friendly greetings from Canada, Judy

Mircea_RAICU on January 22, 2013

Extremely beautiful image !!
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Friendly regards , Mircea R.

Lady Harley on January 24, 2013

Thank you * Mircea R. * for your kind words!

Friendly greetings, Judy

Panos T. Mourlas on January 24, 2013

Very nice photo!

I like !!! it.

With best wishes from Greece.

Panos

Ivan Logvinov on January 24, 2013

Nice view!
Like!
Best wishes from Russia!
Ivan.

João Paulo Coutinho on January 25, 2013

Bela foto.LIKE

Rainer D on January 26, 2013

Wonderful shot, nice point of view, Like, warm wishes from Germany, Rainer

Lady Harley on January 26, 2013

Thank you * Panos T. Mourlas * for your kind words, like and visit!! Friendly greetings, Judy

Lady Harley on January 27, 2013

Thank you * Ivan * :D

Lady Harley on January 27, 2013

Thank you * João Paulo Coutinho * !!!

Friendly greetings, Judy

Lady Harley on January 27, 2013

Thank you * Rainer * for your kind words, like and visit!!

Friendly greetings from Canada, Judy

Popi Braga on January 27, 2013

I am happy to see so much green. That beautiful land must be Canada! Like16. A warm greeting from Italy, Ciao, Popi

Lady Harley on January 29, 2013

Hi * Popi * it is so nice to see green! There is much green in Canada in summer, but now we have some frosty white snow! So I keep dreaming of spring colours!! Have a happy day, friendly greetings from frosty Canada, Judy

İsmail Taşoğlu (yemt… on January 30, 2013

Wonderful view and nice composition. LK. Greetings, İsmail

Lady Harley on January 30, 2013

Thank you * İsmail * for your kind words, like, and visit! Friendly greetings, Judy

kazkun on February 2, 2013

Very nice photo! Like

Greetings, kazkun

HF2007 on February 2, 2013

Hello Lady, A very nice image. I remember with pleasure my visit there years ago.

Greetings, Hans

Lady Harley on February 2, 2013

Thank you * kazkun * for your kindness! Friendly greetings from Canada, Judy

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  • Uploaded on January 13, 2013
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    by Lady Harley
    • Camera: SONY DSC-T20
    • Taken on 2010/07/05 11:01:12
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 6.33mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.70 EV
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